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Tvov
02-14-2003, 11:12
Hopefully these aren't repeats!!





Gotta love Stu Grimson!!!
By far the last quote is the best!
> Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan'
> all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to
> copulate me."
> ..............................................................
> New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming
> season:
>
> "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."
> .................................................................
> And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run over my own
> mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To
> win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too."
> ...................................................................
> Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John
> Jenkins:
>
> "He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
> .....................................................................
> Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996: "Nobody in
> football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman
> Einstein."
> ......................................................................
> ..
>
> Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh: "I'm going
> to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes." (now that is
> beautiful)
> .....................................................................
> Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up
> alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three,
> then line up in a circle."
> ....................................................................
> Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson hooking up again with promoter
> Don King: "Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to
> prison for three years, not Princeton."
> .....................................................................
> Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps a
> color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how to
>
> spell my name, I can still find my clothes."
> .....................................................................
> Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regime of
> heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in
> the
>
> morning regardless of what time it is."
> ....................................................................
> Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to
> Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's
> expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an
> aunt." (I wonder if his IQ ever hit room temperature in January)
> ......................................................................
> ....
>
> Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I told him,
> 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said,
> 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.'"
> ......................................................................
> ....
>
> Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told
> a
>
> player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like you're
> spending too much time on one subject."
> .....................................................................
> Amarillo High School and Oiler coach Bum Phillips when asked by Bob
> Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, Phillips
> responded: "Because she is too damn ugly to kiss good-bye."
>